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JetPack WordPress Plugin Insanity

Posted by geeknews at 10:51 PM on June 20, 2012

One of the tools that my bloggers love here at Geek News Central is a plugin called “After The Deadline” after the recent update to WordPress it is now offered only as part of the WordPress JetPack plugin. I had not installed JetPack before and when I did I just about fell out of my chair of all the features they have forced us to have with this bundle.

All I wanted was to update “After The Deadline” and now I had to run this bloated JetPack plugin. Sorry, if I cannot install just the plugina I want to use, I am not going to be forced into running JetPack. Some bloggers are likely very happy with many of the features of JetPack but I had no desire for my website to be over-run by the damn thing.

If this is a sign of more things to come then I shudder to think what I may be forced into by the WordPress team in the future. “I VOTE NO FOR BUNDLING PLUGINS IN JETPACK”

One Comment

  1. From Mike Wills at 7:26 am on June 21, 2012

    It isn’t obvious, but you can disable almost all of the plugin choices. If you click “Learn More” most of them will give a “Disable” button.